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Interterm Course Descriptions
IE 101 A Scuba DivinG (Summer 2014 Travel Interterm)
NOTE: This course will be offered as a summer interterm. Interested students should contact the instructor for details. Enrollment will take place during the summer 2014 enrollment period, not during the preenrollment for the January 2014 interterm session.
IE 109 A Fundamentals of Fly Fishing
Hatcher | 1 – 4 p.m. daily
This course introduces students to the essential skills needed for successful fly casting and fly tying. Through instructional videos, hands-on instruction, and lots of practice, students will learn the fundamentals of the back and roll casts, how to tie essential fishing knots, and how to tie at least 14 wet and dry fly patterns. Fee: $200 for fly rods, reels, and lines, instructional videos, fly-tying instructional book, fly-tying tool kits, and tying materials. Student will keep all equipment and divide any surplus supplies at end of course. $80 for students who already have fly rods and reels.
IE 111 A Personal Finance
Schwerdt | 9 a.m. – noon daily
This course introduces students to personal financial planning—the foundation of long-term financial security. Discussion and analysis on important topics that students encounter during life, both near-term and in the future are the focus of this course. By the end of the course students will be better prepared to make informed financial decisions. Fee: Textbooks, financial calculator.
IE 113 A To See or Not to See
Balch | 9 a.m.– noon daily
This course will introduce students to the art of seeing not only in the arts but in everyday life. Learning the principles of effective visual communication is a very personal venture; hence, it is necessary to create conditions conducive to students' personal exploration and discovery of this knowledge. Fee: $15
IE 114 A Romantic Relationships and Film
Schaefer | 1 – 4 p.m. daily
Films are an art form: They influence people's beliefs and experiences. Although many people are fascinated with films, especially ones with romantic drama, a consideration of romantic films in terms of larger romantic relationship research is often not considered. This course will help students reflect on romantic relationships in films in terms of broader relational communication concepts seen in everyday romances. The course will help students gain a better understanding of specific communication challenges relationships face, as well as an understanding of how films can shape relational understanding through accuracy analyses of relational concepts in films. Fee: Textbook
IE 116 A Controlling the Real World with Computers
Al-Kofahi | 9 a.m.– 12:50 p.m. daily
This course provides the opportunity for students to learn about the basic building blocks for all computers, the fundamentals of digital electronics. Fee: Textbooks. Prerequisite: PC126 or PC226 or PC332 or instructor consent
IE 121 A Economics in the Media
Brockman | 9 a.m. – noon daily
Human behavior and economics are closely tied to one another. Whether you recognize it or not, you use economics principles in many daily decisions. The course aims to introduce you to the world of econ in a less than "typical" manner. We will examine how economics is commonly represented in the media. Fee: i-Clicker
IE 122 A The Play's the Thing
Heiman | 9 a.m. – noon daily
This course is intended to develop student appreciation for a wide variety of theatre performance styles and spaces. The focus of the class will be theatre appreciation by attending plays, rather than just reading them. Students will attend a number of productions in the area. Some evenings will be required. Fee: $50
IE 137 A Performance Tour of Ireland (Spring Break Travel Interterm)
IE 138 A Psychology of Music
Liston | 8:30 – 11:45 a.m.daily
Students will examine the psycho-acoustical parameters of music: the perception of melody, harmony, rhythm, and form; affective responses to music; musical preference and ability; neurophysiology and musical behavior; functional music; measurement and evaluation of musical behavior. Fee: Textbooks
IE 141 A Exploring Leadership
Bailey | 1 – 4 p.m. daily
This course encourages students to carefully analyze their responsibilities and commitments in the context of leadership for the common good and for purposeful change. The course includes the study of leadership as well as an exploration and application of leadership theories, concepts, and skills as well as leadership in a variety of career settings (for-profit, not-for-profit, military, educational, etc.). Students will also develop their own leadership potential through the completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and leadership skill applications through course activities
IE 145 A Mystery! Our Fascination with Whodunnits and Why?
Long | 9 a.m.– noon daily
This didactic and experiential course will provide students with the opportunity to explore and critically evaluate popular literature, in the form of mysteries, and to explore and understand our fascination with this genre.
IE 147 A Stress Management
Payne | 9 a.m.– noon daily
This course is designed for the student to develop a comprehensive, effective understanding of the field of stress management. This understanding will involve the investigation into the nature of stress, cognitive and emotional aspects, coping strategies and relaxation techniques. Students will be encouraged to apply course material to their lives so as to enhance the learning of the material and understand the practical nature of stress management.
IE 148 A Vienna, Prague, and More! (Travel Interterm)
IE 150 A Study in Spain (Travel Interterm)
IE 154 A Genealogy: Your Biological History
Morris | 1– 4 p.m. daily
Understanding the past often enlightens the future. Knowing your genealogy is one way to understand your own history. Modern DNA sequencing techniques have greatly expanded our ability to answer questions about genetic history. At the same time, Internet databases have simplified the process of searching historical records for past family members. This course will give students experience with historical records as well as expose them to the new ways DNA sequence analysis is used to help individuals trace their genealogy.
IE 156 A Introduction to Boardgames
Hays | 9 a.m. – noon daily
In this course students will learn and play several types of board games. Most of the focus will be on historical board games, but other types of games including modern European board games and fantasy-themed games will be included. Most of the games we will play will simulate historical events. Board gaming allows players to alter historical events while being constrained by the historical situation.
IE 159 A Individual Fitness Assessment
Todden | 9 a.m. – noon daily
Fitness has been defined as a measure of the ability of a person to perform certain tasks in the arena of four specific components: 1) cardiovascular capabilities, 2) muscular strength and endurance, 3) flexibility, and 4) focus and reaction. The degree of personal fitness begins with a thorough health history and assessment of physical condition and capabilities. This class introduces students to the various testing procedures associated with the four categories. Upon completion of course each student will gain a better understanding of his or her personal fitness, as compared to normative levels, through evaluation of the four specific fitness components. Fee: Pedometer
IE 160 A Education in Action: Secondary